J&K: Militants fire at man as he comes out of mosque

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 17:38

Srinagar: Militants shot at and injured a man in Shopian district of south Kashmir while he was coming out of a mosque after offering night prayers, police said on Saturday.
"Militants fired upon Muhammad Rafi Malla at Pahalpora in Shopian when he was coming out of the mosque after Isha (night) prayers last night," a police spokesman said.

He said Malla was injured in the firing and taken to SMHS hospital here for treatment.

The spokesman said police registered a case and started investigations into the incident.
"During investigation, the identity of the militants who carried out the attack has been established as Inam-ul-Haq Malla alias Waseem and Irshad Ahmad Sheikh," he added.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 17:37
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